ALBANY High School Guidance Center
Welcome to the Albany High School Guidance Website! We are sincerely invested in helping all students reach their academic, social and emotional potential. This website is designed to provide current and up to date information on programming and services provided by the guidance department.
Seniors Honoring National College Decision Day
Have you heard about the latest college news?! With up-to-the-minute developments about majors, concentrations, campus projects and other College and University updates, you'll find these brief updates helpful in your college search.
NEed help creating your FAFSA ID?
I'M A SENIOR, WHERE DO I START?
Guidance Counselors have met with the senior class to talk about the college application process, admission deadlines, GPA & rank. Students will meet individually with Counselors to develop a game plan for college applications. Seniors please see your Counselor to arrange an appointment for your individual meeting.
If you would like to review the Power Point presentation from the senior meeting please click below.
COLLEGE TIPS BY TEXT
To graduate from Albany High School, students must fulfill the requirements for a New York State (NYS) Regents diploma. Click here for the graduation requirements chart.
Clic aquí para obtener información acerca de la Universidad.
SHOW ME THE MONEY!
Seniors! Be sure to take advantage of the many scholarship opportunities. All scholarships are posted in Naviance. For paper applications, visit the guidance office. Please remember that many scholarships require a transcript and letter of recommendation. Notify your counselor at least a week before your applications are due so they have enough time to process your school documents. Click here for the latest scholarship bulletin.
Click here for our latest Guidance Newsletter!
FREE SAT Prep for AHS Students
We are pleased to announce that students studying to take the SAT exam now have access to a free online prep program through Naviance. Log in to Naviance or see your School Counselor for more information.
Shhhh...Want to know the secret to SUCCESS in the 9th grade?
CLICK HERE to learn more about what you need to graduate!
College Admissions Counselors
share advice about college applications and more!
Click here for expert advice.
Click here to download a transcript request form.
Students may obtain their 14-15 year old or 16-17 year old working papers in the Guidance Office. A parent/guardian must sign the working card application and students must have a valid physical dated within one year of the application. Visit the guidance office for more information or click here to download the working paper application.
Are you gearing up to take the
SAT or ACT?
If so, click here to learn more about preparation for the SAT.
Click here to learn more about the ACT.